Agricultural Economics and Management - Master's programme

Published: 20 December 2018
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Information for those studying on the Master's programme (two-year) in Agricultural Economics and Management. On these pages you will find information about the programme, contact details and the documents governing the degree programme.

Welcome Letter

Congratulations to your place at the Agricultural Economics and Management - Master´s Programme at SLU. We are looking forward to meet you here in Uppsala this autumn!

Students with a background in Business Management

The programme, and the autumn semester, will begin 2 September 2019, 8.45 am, at SLU in Uppsala, with the welcome speech by the deputy dean, Faculty of natural resources and agricultural sciences, and study social information, in Loftets hörsal (see map). At 10.00 am the roll call will take place.

Students with a background in Economics

The programme, and the autumn semester, will begin 2 September 2019 at Uppsala University in Uppsala centre, with the course Analytical Methods (8.15 am, Room A114). Please note that the course is held at Ekonomikum at Uppsala University. The same day an orientation and a roll call will take place at 1.15 pm at the Department of Economics, located in Ulls hus, at SLU in Uppsala (see map).

Students with a background in Business management will start their studies with "Marketing, Responsibility and Ethics". Students with a background in Economics will start their studies with "Analytical Methods" and "Microeconomic theory" (first lecture on 3 September at Uppsala University). Search your course for more information about the course. On the course pages you will find schedules for your classes and course messages. Schedule and literature for the courses will be published at least four weeks ahead of time, so please make sure you have the course literature at hand at the start of the semester.

You are also invited to attend an orientation programme 29-30 August were you will be given essential and useful information about your stay in Sweden and your studies at SLU. You will find all information that you will need as new student at SLU at the page New student. On this page you will also find the orientation programme that you are invited to attend. On this page you will also find more information about the roll call and orientation programme.

 

Once again, welcome to SLU!

Lovisa Nilsson & Ruben Hoffmann

Director and deputy director of studies for

Agricultural Economics and Management-Master’s programme

Environmental Economics and Management- Master´s Programme

 

 

 

 

 

Specialisations

Depending on which courses you choose, you can do a degree in either Business Administration or Economics. The particular courses you should choose for each specialisation are shown in Appendix 2 to the programme syllabus.

Independent project

In order to be awarded the degree of Master of Science, you must carry out an independent project/degree project at master level (A2E) worth at least 30 credits. All independent projects have a course syllabus and the course schedule indicates when these courses are offered. Depending on the specialised study you have selected for your degree, you can do your project in Business Administration or Economics.

How do I find a subject and a supervisor? Find out more on the general pages about independent projects

What specific requirements are there for the independent project on my programme? These are indicated in Appendix 3 of the programme syllabus.

General guidelines for independent projects at SLU 

Information about independent projects in the Department of Economics

Work plan A work plan must be drawn up for all independent projects. You will do this together with your supervisor.

Grading criteria Available on the course web page for each course

Admission to latter part

Here you will find information about admission to latter parts of SLU programmes and how you apply.

In spring semester 2019 the available places on the programme are:

  • Year 1 admitted 2018: 5 places
  • Year 2 admitted 2017: 2 places

 

Selection

If there are more qualified applicants than available places when the application period has ended, than the applicants are ranked according to how many credits they can transfer to the degree. When the applicants have equal credentials, lottery is applied.


Contact

Programme Study Director

Lovisa Nilsson, researcher

Department of Economics

018-67 17 12

lovisa.nilsson@slu.se

Page editor: johanna.nilsson@slu.se